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was the last remaining holdout after a dozen players accepted drug suspensions from mlb. a-rod had been planning to make his debut the -- with the yankees tonight in chicago, and looks like he still will if he appeals the penalty, which we are told he will. the scandal involved a now-closed clinic in florida. a-rod is by far the highest profile player connected to it. he has earned more than 300 mental over the course of his career, and once seemed the candidate to become the next home run king. he is currently fifth on the list. alec rodriguez has been facing criticism from fans and commentators. the cover of the "new york post" puts it simply: just go. ed a tam -- adam houseley is live. we're expecting multiple news releases at this moment. >> yes, shepard. the first one i just got, it says in part, major league baseball issued the following discipline for violation office the joint drug prevention treatment program in relation to the biogeneral sis investigation. the south florida clinic we have been talking about. if you have been falling baseball, similar to the balco situation wi
returns to the majors. at my noon, the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for his alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. despite that, manager joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game tonight. jay gray is live outside the yankees stadium in the bronx. what's the sequence of events we might expect to see today? >> reporter: good morning. outside yankee stadium. relatively quiet as major league baseball gets ready to break its silence. here's the front page of "the post." just go it says. fans ban a-rod, just accept the ban and go. today we'll find out how long he'll have to go for. here's how it's supposed to work out. about noon, as you talked about, the commissioner will announce his decision. there are a dozen to 14 players involved in this, but a-rod will get the most substantial suspension, according to sources that have spoke with nbc sports. most of the players getting 50-game bans. that will remove them from play for the rest of this season. a-rod through the 2014 season, the reason why major league
's attorney coming forward and alleging problems by the yankees and mlb. >> both the yankees and the mlb never want alex rodriguez on the field again. >> reporter: and tacopina says this mri shows a tear on his left hip. >> the amazing part of that, that was never shared with alex rodriguez at the time. he was sent off to play. >> when you say it wasn't shared, what do you mean? >> he wanted told about it. >> reporter: given clearance to play by the yankees when he was hurt. he also alleges yankee's president made it clear to the doctor he did not want rodriguez back. >> what dr. llevine said to dr.y in so many words, i would rather alex never step on the field again. >> reporter: do you know the words? >> i understand a word not fit for television. >> and a statement mmlb said this is being used to distract people from the real issues. >> you understand some of these lawyers are in the midst of some. best lawyers in new york city. >> reporter: as an attorney you know it's a very simple statement, my client did not use performance-enhancing drugs. >> because there is a confidentiality clause.
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are your sources or people in the mlb circle saying about this, whether, you know, what he says has any truth? >> yeah. there might be some traction to that. you know, for every 50 games a-rod gets suspended, the yankees sustain $7 million. you can do the math. 215 games for the suspension, the yankees say, clear over $30 million for that suspension and that's why people are suggesting to a-rod, yankees in major league baseball saying ban for life. suspend him for as long as possible saving money with him off the field and the suspension, you're suspended without pay. your contract for the time of the suspension is void. so, that's another reason a-rod is saying they were conspireing with major league baseball to keep him off the field to save money if he's not playing. >> all right. andy sholes, thank you for being with us. if you want more information on this and the pending game that a-rod is scheduled to play in tomorrow, go to bleacherreport.com. thanks so much, andy. appreciate it. >> no problem. >>> a big story we're following today, 22 u.s. embassies and consulates closed. ameri
after hip surgery. sources say mlb told the yankees they will suspend rodriguez likely through the end of the 2014 season. the three time american league mvp will be allowed to play while appealing. rodriguez spoke about playing in tonight's game. >> can't wait to see my teammates. i feel like i can help us win. >> rodriguez is suspected of using performance enhancing drugs. he also obstructed mlb's investigation into the biogenesis clinic which is accused of providing the drugs. >> rodriguez is the highest paid player in professional baseball. could lose out on more than $30 million of pay. >> rodriguez is 38 years old. a suspension could end his career. >> this is a guy who could be 40 years old having two hip surgeries 6789 it's highly unlikely he could ever even think about playing again. >> 14 players face discipline. rodriguez is the most high profile and the athlete likely to receive the lengthy suspension. >> mlb is willing to shorten the suspension if he agrees not to appeal the decision. >> 5:39. airport evacuated. the scare that caused chaos. >> plus, a major blow to samsung
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a deal. m.l.b. has to have something right. i think they have probably everything right. just a second, bill. m.l.b., they were trying to have a, you know, this deal with a-rod. m.l.b. says he obstructed the investigation. that is a very big deal. and, of course, a-rod, if he was a biogenesis boy to the max and using this stuff for several years, my goodness, is baseball going to get serious or not? are they going to send a message not just around the league but to kids that their role models are going to be caught? this is a major watershed for major league baseball. i think it's terrific what they're doing and i think a-rod deserves the brunt of all of this. >> bill rhoden, go ahead. you know i love you, christine. this is not about lifetime achievement. this is not a lifetime achievement award. this is about this specific penalty. this is about this specific incident. it's not about everything else. you know, you go back to that list, about four or five years ago there were 99 people on a list, supposedly people who flunkedded the test. the only name, the only name that came out was
, alex rodriguez, who will likely be punched out by the mlb for 214 games. but the story doesn't end there. it appears a-rod will appeal his suspension, allowing him to continue playing during that process. that means we're probably in for an extra innings affair here, and he's in chicago today expecting to be in the lineup, even with the longest non-lifetime ban in baseball's history anning over his head because, as many yankees fans have grown accustomed to in these last few years, it appears a-rod plans on going down swinging. katy tur is in chicago. the yankees will be back in the bronx later this weekend. will a-rod? >> reporter: i don't know. that's the big question. a lot of fans say they do want him to come back. the yankees are struggling. they don't have jeter right now. they need a big name in there to help them along. there are others who say he's a cheater, that he should get thrown out. a-rod doesn't have a lot of love even out here. he, in some respects, hasn't been clenched when he's needed to be. he hasn't been so lovable. in a lot of ways, he's a player people love
rodriguez, he stepped on the field and received that not so warm welcome. now, the mlb is suspending rodriguez without pay for the remaining 211 games through the 2014 season amid allegations about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. earlier today before suiting up for the game against the white sox, rodriguez and the yankees held a press conference tachl. a take a look at what the embattled third baseman had to say. >> i'm not saying anything about mlb or anything that's going on. i'm saying this is a process, this is america, you have the opportunity to defend yourself, and i think the process, like all americans, will have the opportunity to defend ourselves in a due process, and i think that's what we'll have today and i'll have my day. >> the 38-year-old also vowed to repeal and fight the suspension, and with a repeal, he remains eligible to play until a decision is reached. he did admit a year ago that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003, but he has repeatedly denied using them since then. fox's own adam hounsley. adam, what do you got? >> it's been quite
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for us. tracie potts, thank you. >>> alex rodriguez may have avoided a lifetime ban, but the mlb's 211-game suspension has put the player's future in jeopardy. on monday, major league baseball suspended 13 players linked to the biogenesis performance enhancing drug investigation. the league made an example out of a-rod, sidelining him until the 2015 season. rodriguez's his ban is taking effect on august 8th, but he will appeal the suspension, which will allow him to play until a ruling takes place. as he hit the field for the first time this season, yeah, that's what he got. white sox fans saying, well, boo in so many different ways. before the game, rodriguez and the yankees manager joe girardi made it clear a-rod will stay on the roster while he fights for his baseball life. >> i have had two hip surgeries, i've had two knee surgeries, i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. there's a process. i'm happy the process, in due time, hopefully, you know, whatever happens, happens. >> i'm joined by deputy sports editor and blogger at "
two weeks after mlb, just kidding, i know that, bud selig suspended a-rod, discussion, bob, why are you laughing? >> this would be like me doing a segment on cooking. really. >> okay. here's the deal, eric, rodriguez apparently his camp which we think is like his management team, pr people, gave documents and information about ryan braun and teammate francisco cervelli, said they were involved in the biogenesis scandal. america wants to know. >> it is kind of important. >> is he a snitch? >> he is perceived, he will be perceived as a snitch, a rat. can you imagine being in the yankee clubhouse, thinking people leaked that one of your teammates was using steroids, couple other high profile players, tough for yankees fans and tough for baseball in general. this is one of the reasons i honestly believe this, stop putting the stigma on steroids. >> doesn't make for real athletes. they're robotics. >> again, you can't police it. most of them are doing it anyway. why are you picking out three or four -- >> i want to know more about the details that happened from dana. >> all i know is
of performance-enhancing drugs. he is firing back at mlb and his own team. cnn's jason carroll sat down with rodriguez' attorney monday. jason great to have you on the show. i have never seen a situation like this in sports or anywhere else. >> there's no love between any of these guys. major league baseball says let it all come out. the rodriguez camp says it is letting it out, at least part of it and they're taking aim at the yankees and major league baseball. the drama playing out on the field, no match for the battle raging off the field. >> both the yankees and mlb never want alex rodriguez on the baseball field again. >> reporter: joe tacopina, alex rodriguez 'lawyer points to this mri and a written diagnosis provided to cnn from october of last year which he says points to a tear in rodriguez' left hip. despite that tear he says rodriguez was cleared to play. >> now, the amazing part of that is that was never shared with alex rodriguez at the time. >> reporter: major league baseball responded by saying, "mr. tacopina continues to avoid the only relevant question. did rodriguez us
.com and mlb on fox, and jeff foster, sports editor for "the wall street journal." thanks for joining us this morning. this is not a happy day for the mlb regardless of a-rod but there are other all-stars being implicated in all this and they face 50-game suspensions. what does this say about major league baseball, jeff? >> i think major league baseball is obviously trying to make a statement here and in many ways they're trying to make alex rodriguez the scapegoat for all this. they have had a lot of problems for steroids for a long time. this goes back to the late '90s. they turn ad blind eye on it for a while and they're trying to catch up to clean up the sport. even after the new drug testing rules it is still an epidemic. kelly: ken, if a-rod faces the kind of suspension we're hearing, he could be suspended for 214 games. is that a equivalent for a lifetime ban for him? he is what, now, 38? he would be 40 by the time the ban would end? would he be able to play? >> very good question. if he sits out this season and next and that obviously will not happen because he is playing through
report it states that a-rod and the mlb, quote, aren't anywhere close to a deal to avoid a lifetime ban for him. sources telling espn if rodriguez does not agree, he will have to fight the league through arbitration and while it's not clear the length of suspension either side would accept, a-rod is said to fight it mainly in an attempt to salvage more than the 100 million dollars on his contract. joining me now is dave briggs of nbcnz@tz sports network. this has a lot of people scratching their heads because if the mlb has the evidence it needs against a-rod and the b biogenesis gajeds why not pull the trig. and deal with it. >> the lifetime ban? >> the lifetime ban and making everybody suffer through there. >> the lifetime ban is a massive overreach. no chance major league baseball gets that. that is like a divorcee asking for the house and the money and the dog. you know you're not going to get it. you know you want that 200-game suspension probably the rest of this year, all of next year. >> his age and his condition isn't that a lifetime ban there? >> it is. you would be coming bac
then that the mlb's announce many comes on the same day that a-rod is slated to make his season debut after several injuries have kept him away from the big leagues for over nine months. yankee outfielder vernon wells summed up the situation saying it should be a bit of a circus. according to the mlb, rodriguez not only abusd banned substances but also tried to destroy evidence once an investigation was under way. in typical achlt rod fashion, a-rod is placing the blame on everyone but a-rod. >> there's more than one party that benefits from me not ever stepping back on the field and that's not my teammates and it is not the yankee fans. when all this stuff is going on in the background and people are finding creative ways to cancel your contract and stuff like that, i think that's concerning. >> the man accused of cheefting claiming he's being cheated out of his $90 million contract. joining me today, washington bureau chief for buzz feed, john stanton, founder and president of the center for social inclusion, maya wiley. from sirius xm, chris "mad dog" ruse sew and benjamin wallace wells. "the ha
and fight until the very end. he has the unions backing as well, saying that the mlb is going to fight vigorously for a-rod in this case. it's a question of how much mlb and bud selig are abusing their powers in terms of finding what some of these abusers are. the 12 others named today took their 50-game suspensions. a-rod is going to appeal. it's the longest suspension for a guy of that magnitude since a guy that was famous around here 100 years ago. joe jury ar dye is going to talk in about an hour or so, about 5:15 central time. >> i want to read you a tweet, ultimately although today will be a day of unfamiliary for major being baseball it's a tremendous step in the right direction for the game we love. do you agree with that? >> i think it's a step in the right direction for what bud selig is trying to do. what he is able to get away with in the court of law is going to be interesting. the union has to do what it thinks it has to do in terms of supporting these players, doing what they need to do from a union standpoint in protecting them. there is all this wondering about whether
to obstruct mlb's investigation. rodriguez's attorney gave a statement to "60 minutes" denying his client had anything to do with leaking braun and cervelli's names to the press. marlie hall for cbs news, new york. >> leaking the names to the press is a violation of baseball's collective bargaining agreement. if mlb is able to tie rodriguez to that leak, it would seriously damage his chances of winning the appeal of his suspension. >>> the on-again, off-again bay bridge september deadline is finally on but in order to get it open, the entire bridge has to close. the bridge will shut down at 8 p.m. august 28th and won't open until 5 a.m. on tuesday, september 3. kpix 5's anne makovec is showing us the closure that will make way for the opening of the new bay bridge. the countdown is on, anne. >> reporter: yeah. two weeks from today that span behind me will be closed so it can prepare for the big opening. we could be driving on it within 18 days if they get the work done earlier it could be on labor day itself. here's a look at the steel shims that will be installed around those 32 bolts that s
: rodriguez's attorney says he'll fight any suspensions handed down by the mlb. before joining the yankees in 2004 alex rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs while he was playing with the texas rangers between 2001 and 2003. anne-marie? >> thank you. marlie hall. >>> bottle services. the postal service looks add delivering booze to help its bottomline. >>> up next, a depraved kidnapper gets his punishment. we'll hear emotional testimony from one of his victims. this is the "cbs morning news." so do tire swings! this is our ocean spray cran-lemonade. it's good, old-fashioned lemonade. only better! whoa! [ splash! ] ocean spray cran-lemonade. a bold twist on an old favorite. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites, served with soup or salad, and fries. starting at just 6 bucks, at chili's. whoever said and fetch is just a game,k never experienced the happiness of loving a pet. that's why, at petsmart, we go above and beyond. with hundreds of new products coming soon for a brand new shopping experience. petsmart
rodriguez yet. we are awaiting a release from major league baseball. mlb source tells him there will be a release and no presser. it looks like they are leaning to a couple of releases and a lot of speculation that a rod will be suspended from this year and the entirity of 2014. and the commissioner could ban him for life under the collective bargaining agreement. it could be a major stand off here and we await the major developments. >> this is a shocking scene in california. a power plant implosion goes terribly wrong. and hundreds of people had gathered in bakersville to watch the demolition and flying snap nel injured some. >> they would implode this thing and a huge crowd gathered to see it and people were camping out overnight to make sure they had front row seats and they set up a security perimeter around the plant and the fire department pushed it back further to be safe. it was not far enough. and remember, in an implosion, things are supposed to fall in and listen to the implosion and watch the shrapnel fly. looking at the shrapnel. it is difficult to see. the p
m-l-b stars. >> reporter: 14 time all- star has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the 13 season and all of 2014 the effective thursday august 28th. the suspensions are results of the mlb investigation that has cinches doors. receiving and expecting less the game suspensions. john mcgraw to of the detroit tigers and air cover of the padres. >> we want this all of our sport if you want to ban these guys for life we are with you. >> reporter: monday he was he has yet to play and a major league game in 2013 we having for in it from injuries. some yankees fans say rodriguez because he's a riot they felt he was targeted because he was a rock. because he's the highest paid player. making him to be the goat of every day. >> reporter: kron 4 news. >> reporter:a-rod is coming out slugging. here you see the 38-year- old slugger being driven to his team as they prepare for tonight's game against the chicago white sox. rodriguez.who has denied the claims.says he intends to appeal the decision. here's what he had to say today. >> obviously disappointed with the news today no
that mlb killed steroid use. >> that's the hope. there's always players that try to gain the system. i think that's human nature. i think mlb did a terrific job with a four-month investigation. they got 13 guys to agree to these suspensions without one failed test, so that's pretty remarkable. >> all right, john. thank you. charlie, i don't think we've seen the end of the case again, a-rod. we'll see more on this. >>> and a deadly shooting rampage at a town meeting in northeast pennsylvania. a gunman barged in and began firing at random. jenn bernstein of our philadelphia station is at the scene in ross township in the poconos. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. there were 18 people inside at least of the municipal building where it happened. we're told they were just wrapping up their monthly meeting when suddenly they found themselves under attack. the shots rang out shortly before 7:30 monday evening in ross township two hours north of philadelphia. >> at this time if you could just stand by with radio transmission we have active shooter in ross township. >>
of porn. >> i think she is the bear. >> mlb suspensions, you said a-rod is out through 2014 >> he is good looking. >> just because he is appealing it is okay he took drugs? i don't get that. >> you didn't even laugh at my jokes. >> i was too busy making my own sad jokes. >> i didn't even hear your joke. >> they were equally bad. >> a-rod said the last seven months was a nightmare and the worst time of his life. getting caught sucks bro. and there are pills he can take. >> do you know they own a used car dealership in texas? it is perfect since he is a cheater. i believe you owe them an uh apology. >> i'm sorry. i deeply apologized. i okra meal an apology. >> you know what is funny? why did the used car dealers get the reputation? that is cliche from when i was born. >> they are trying to make a dollar and live the american dream. >> i was trying to make a bad joke that fell flat. >> that's later. you know, moynahan, that it is not a real show. >> just to prove your point, you know on tv you can't say go [bleep]. >> that's two now. >> great. somebody is staying late now. >> you said you wa
role of numerous performance enhancing substances including testosterone. mlb officials saying he attempted to cover up his violations and obstruct their violation. rodriguez says he'll appeal. in the past, he denied a connection to the head of biogenesis and taking p.e.d.s from the clinic. when asked more than once to clarify, he dodged the questions. >> we'll have a forum to discuss all of that and talk about it then. >> reporter: some fans did show their support for rodriguez. most felt this way. >> i think he did cheat. he needs to be punished in some way. >> you have been doing steroids and you still can't hit so why are you on the team. part of me likes him and part of me hates him at the same time. >> he did have one hit. he had one hit last night. the yankees lost. you saw what you are going to see for weeks and weeks and weeks, including here in new york. people booed and chanted loudly when he was at bat. >> to see the kids congregated to get a glimpse of him or to sign something. he's not a good role model. cheating is not the way to do it. >> he fights performance enha
. >> okay. >> anyway -- >> he must have said something on friday that really irked the officials at mlb because -- >> he said a series of things. he says he doesn't trust the yankees. he comes out every now and then and says things. here's the thing -- >> what's the thing? he doesn't trust the yankees. how can the yankees trust him? there's no taking ownership of anything except for the money. and that's the problem with a-rod is people, for some reason, people don't like him. and andy pettitte -- >> you think it's jealousy about the money? >> i think andy pettitte, they said, had an arm injury. took some drugs. wasn't supposed to. admitted to it and stopped using and went on the field and everyone loves andy pettitte because he's a lovable guy. >> i love him. i've actually met him. they are adorable. >> we had them on even. yeah. >> that's right. but at another event when he was being honored. salvation army honored him one year. >> yeah. but this guy for some reason, when he steps out there, there's sort of this arrogance, this hubris, this whole other vibe going. people don't like hi
-- >> reporter: there is a confidentiality agreement in place while rodriguez appeals his suspension. and mlb says it has evidence rodriguez used peds allegedly provided by biogenesis. >> what can you tell us about what relationship, if any, that rodriguez had with biogenesis? >> clearly -- again, there are certain things we can't get into. but clearly there was a relationship. the fact is-46. >> what kind of relationship? >> cutting relationship. >> reporter: he says he cannot go i don't understand what a consulting relationship exactly means. jason carroll, new york. >>> still to come, new claims princess diana may have been murdered. her personal xlchef is "outfron to abc our questions. plus the world's most famous nerd gets hacked. and what does a $27 million car look like? this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fifty thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the m
: there is a confidentiality agreement in place while rodriguez appeals his suspension. and mlb says it has evidence rodriguez used peds allegedly provided by biogenesis. >> what can you tell us about what relationship, if any, that rodriguez had with biogenesis? >> clearly -- again, there are certain things we can't get into. but clearly there was a relationship. the fact is -- >> what kind of relationship? >> cutting relationship. >> reporter: he says he cannot go i don't understand what a consulting relationship exactly means. jason carroll, new york. >>> still to come, new claims princess diana may have been murdered. her personal chef is "outfront" to abc our questions. plus the world's most famous nerd gets hacked. and what does a $27 million car look like? hero: if you had a chance to go anywhere in the world, but you had to leave right now, would you go? man: 'oh i can't go tonight' woman: 'i can't.' hero : that's what expedia asked me. host: book the flight but you have to go right now. hero: (laughs) and i just go? this is for real right? this is for real? i always said one day i'd go to china, just
mlb suspension comes down by then. nbc's ron mott has been tracking all of this in new york. do we expect the suspension to come down? i know his lawyers said they were going to fight anything. are they trying to work out a deal? >> that's the rumorumor, that they're trying to work out a deal. last night, some of the reports were that both sides have essentially walked away from one another because they're so far away from a deal. no one really knows. i think we need one of those msnbc clocks to show lounge this a-rod watch has gone on. i think i'm on day nine here. essentially, it boils down to this, whether he will accept a suspension that the league is going to push for, a pretty substantial suspension, or if he doesn't, they can't work out a deal, there are reports that the commissioner is ready to issue this lifetime ban, which will keep a-rod off the field indefinitely. he, of course, can appeal that. no one knows for sure. what we know for sure is he's scheduled to play tonight in trenton, new jersey, for the thunder, a aa team down there, a yankee organization. presumably,
association by no means was that softening there for the statement from michael weiner, the head of the mlb pa after the suspension was doled out where he said a-rod was not treated fairly. they think bud selig went out of his power here. they are going to fight for alex rodrigu rodriguez. >> i like bud selig. the first time the guy used drugs, he broke the rules. he got caught. then he said he wouldn't do it again. then he got caught doing it again. he tried to cover it up and now he's finally caught and appealing. why would you take his side? why would anybody take his side unless they were a union shop steward. >> in this case, that's the case. does anybody who's objective take his side? >> it's not a matter of taking rodriguez' side. he is due rights. he was not going to take the medicine that major league baseball was doling out, swallow it and in essence ending his career. you don't think he's coming out after being out of baseball for two years and say you know what, i'll take my $61 million and go home. in all due respect to bud selig and the owners, baseball profited during the years
game suspension, includes the rest of this year and all of next year. mlb cited use of performance enhancing drug, trying to cover it up and obstruct the investigation. rodriguez will appeal and is expected to speak in moments. the appeal allows him to keep playing, play thaeb and bat cleanup for the yankees as they take on the white sox in chicago. the 38 stands to lose 38 million for this year and next if this stands. but that's not all. >> this is a stain keeps him out of hall of fame, keep him from breaking the all-time home run record, and now he is another guy who had a lot of talent who people enjoyed watching play who is staying forever. >> and says i am disappointed with the penalty and intend to appeal and fight this through the process. he wasn't the only player suspended, including big names like nelson cruz, an outfielder and detroit tigers johnny peralta had 50 suspensions. they're in the middle of a pennant race. the appeal could be heard in ten days. there have been calls to move up the process. potentially, a-rod could play another 20 games before it is all decided
suspension. and mlb says it has evidence rodriguez used peds allegedly provided by biogenesis. >> what can you tell us about what relationship, if any, that rodriguez had with biogenesis? >> clearly -- again, there are certain things we can't get into. but clearly there was a relationship. the fact is -- >> what kind of relationship? >> cutting relationship. >> reporter: he says he cannot go i don't understand what a consulting relationship exactly means. jason carroll, new york. >>> still to come, new claims princess diana may have been murdered. her personal chef is "outfront" to abc our questions. plus the world's most famous nerd gets hacked. and what does a $27 million car look like? what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to sha
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? apparently espn has a source saying mlb has evidence that he attempted to coerce at least one of the witnesses. and that's why the league is saying that he deserves even a bigger punishment than the rest of them. >> he will find out shortly. >>> another giant recall of contaminated ground beef by the same kansas company. the latest recall by national beef packaging company involves 50,000 pounds of meat sold mainly to wholesalers in 40 and 50-pound cases. the usda says it's unclear which retailers sold the meat. it recalled meat in june after a similar e. coli scare. >>> the bipartisan bill that would lower student loan rates by tying them to financial markets was overwhelmingly approved last night. undergraduates borrowing this fall will pay about 3.9% interest on subsidized stafford loans. the rates will fluctuate with the economy, but they can't go much higher than 8.25%. >>> if you haven't checked facebook's value lately, you might be surprised. shares traded above $38 briefly yesterday before pulling back just a little bit. that's the price at which the company hit the ma
. what we have right now in terms of the game, it's a waiting game to see what mlb decides to do specifically in terms of that suspension. >> jason, let me jump in. i think rachel nichols is about to break the news. rachel, what are you learning in the last 60 seconds that we haven't been talking? >> you may have seen me leaning over my desk. i was reading a press release from major league baseball. they have announced the suspensions of the 12 players, the players who have accepted their 50-game suspensions. they have not included alex rodriguez on that statement, so we are still waiting for the a-rod portion of this. but it is notable, 12 players suspended for using performance enhancing drugs. several star players on that list including johnny peralta of the detroit tigers, including nelson cruz of the texas rangers, guys who are basically saying, i give. you caught me. and they are accepting these suspensions. that is huge. we are still awaiting word of what's going to go on with alex rodriguez. interesting to see this trickle out the way it is. i mentioned that espn report t
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